Mars

NASA prepares to collect asteroid samples next week in deep space OSIRIS-REx mission

NASA currently has an orbiter circling the asteroid Bennu about 200 million miles from Earth, and a live streamed attempt…

SpaceX, Elon Musk to headline HBO biopic series by Channing Tatum production company

HBO is developing a biopic-style show focused on the achievements of Elon Musk and SpaceX, specifically highlighting the company's successful…

SpaceX’s Elon Musk entertains ‘Flag of Mars’ featuring Falcon 9

SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk have their sights set on taking humans to Mars in the near future, and…

Mars study reveals subsurface water in Red Planet’s vast lake system

Researchers working with data from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter have detected four subsurface lakes at the planet's…

NASA confirms the Sun’s new solar cycle; Moon and Mars missions will have to adapt

NASA just announced that our Sun began a new solar cycle this year - its 25th to be exact -…

Mars has competition from Venus after new study shows signs of life

NASA and SpaceX are simultaneously planning their trips to Mars and the Moon, but a recent study published in Nature…

NASA’s Insight Mars lander rescue operation makes progress saving ‘stuck’ probe

The scientists running NASA's Insight Mars lander found themselves attempting a rescue operation for the mission when one of its…

Mars as an Earth-like planet in the past not likely, according to new study

Many of Earth's citizens have their eyes set on Mars as a planet prime for human colonization, and much of…

NASA’s Mars helicopter completes critical checkup during journey through space

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is racing through space towards the red planet, and one of its onboard companions just completed…

Mars’ invisible auroras come to life in new NASA animation

The sky on Mars has a wind of ultraviolet light that pulses as it moves across the red planet. This…

NASA’s Mars Rover blasts off on ULA rocket for mission to the red planet

The summer of worldwide Mars missions saved the best for last with the successful launch of NASA's most advanced rover…

NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover rolls to launch pad, ready to search for ancient life

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is ready for launch after completing a half-mile journey from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vertical…

NASA Mars rover completes preflight checks ahead of this week’s launch

NASA's Perseverance rover headed for Mars this week officially cleared all required Flight Readiness Reviews, pushing the mission one step…

NASA’s Mars rover loaded up with nuclear power ahead of next week’s launch

NASA's Perseverance rover destined for Mars next week has completed another step in preparation for launch - installation, and activation…

NASA set for upcoming Mars mission to seek signs of ancient life on the red planet

Just three weeks ahead of liftoff, NASA and launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced that NASA's Mars 2020 rover,…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars has fun summer travel plans

Humans stuck on Earth may have had to rearrange some of their summer vacations this year, but on Mars, NASA's…

SpaceX sets target on rapid Starship development as Mars gains focus

On May 30, SpaceX did something no other private company has: launch astronauts on its own rocket to the International…

Famous Mars meteorite discovered with interesting, new organics

Scientists are looking at Mars in a whole new way. That's because a new analysis of a famous piece of…

China completes test flight of new spacecraft that resembles SpaceX Crew Dragon

China's new uncrewed spacecraft successfully landed back on Earth on Friday, May 8, following a three-day mission. It touched down…

NASA’s Mars rover engineers face their new big challenge: Working from home

It's no surprise that millions of people have been forced to leave their offices and work remotely and separated from…